Collector’s Piece: Golden DT Calcite on Matrix from Daye Copper Mine, China

Collector’s Piece: Golden DT Calcite on Matrix from Daye Copper Mine, China

Dimension: 9.6cm x 6.7cm x 4.6cm

Weight: 279g

Locality: Tonglushan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

 

The Daye Copper Mine is famous for its golden Calcites, and this one is just oustanding.  The main crystal has a measurement of 6.6cm x 4.6cm, which has an amazingly smooth and lustrous surface, and an eye-catching honey-gold color!  The most magnificent quality of which is its excellent gemminess and pristine condition.  The Calcite crystal is naturally doubly terminated and it is so clear and gemmy you can look through the matrix underneath, impressive!  They came out in a small quantity in the early 1990s from this world-class Daye Copper Mine, and haven’t come out since.  It has gorgeous color, top luster and high transparency, a real top quality piece for connoisseur collectors.  Comes with a high quality copper-wired display stand.

    $122.35Price